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Final Engagement of the Year

May 27, 2009

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Final Engagement of the Year

The troops, formerly scattered about the room, were summoned together for a final confrontation during the last week of school. I can only hope that no only certain students were caught in the crossfire.

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End of Days

May 23, 2009

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End of Days

Friday was the last day of middle school. Here’s the schedule: 08:00 take attendance 08:05 awards ceremony 09:05 Secondhand Lions 11:00 lunch/access 12:00 closing devotions 12:30 skatezone In practice, it was a little different. We had about twice as many parents as usual for the awards. I think it’s because we have never had them […]

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The Votes Are In.

May 10, 2009

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The Votes Are In.

Well, the votes are in, and we have a movie to show on the last day of middle school. Thanks to everyone who offered suggestions. We had a fairly large number of suggestions, so the first thing I did was throw out all of the movies that I didn’t want to see. Then I threw […]

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50 Best Movies for Middle School

October 16, 2008

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50 Best Movies for Middle School

We recently decided to show a movie to our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students on the last day of school. But when we started brainstorming ideas we had some difficulty coming up with movie titles that (a) the students would like and (b) we thought would be worth showing. Listed below are the movies […]

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Checkmate this out

December 8, 2006

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Every year I teach our 7th graders how to play chess, then around Christmas I send home an order form so that they can buy some nice chess stuff (by that I mean so that they can convince their parents to buy them some for Christmas (by that I mean that maybe their parents will […]

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